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Posted on: August 14, 2020

Settlement Leaves Mask Ordinance Requirement in Effect, Changes Last Call to 11:30 p.m.

Settlement Leaves Mask Ordinance Requirement in Effect, Changes Last Call to 11:30 p.m.

The Mayor and Commission held a Special Called Session on Friday, August 14 at 8:15 a.m. to approve a settlement with plaintiffs related to the recent adoptions of a mask ordinance requirement for public and commercial spaces and an ordinance changing the...

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Sixth Declaration of Local State of Emergency Coronavirus COVID-19 Updates
Posted on: August 13, 2020

Athens CARES Funding of $6.6 Million

Coronavirus COVID-19 Update - Mayor & Commission

At a Special Called Session on August 11, 2020, the Athens-Clarke County Mayor and Commission approved a resolution to authorize the execution of the Coronavirus Relief Fund terms and conditions agreement and a Commission-Defined Option for disbursement o...

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PDF of Commission-Defined Option Coronavirus COVID-19 Updates
Posted on: July 15, 2020

Second Standing Order for Court Procedures During COVID-19 Judicial Emergency

Standing Order for Court Procedures During COVID-19 Judicial Emergency

In accordance with the Fourth Order Extending Declaration of Statewide Judicial Emergency entered on July 12, 2020, by the Supreme Court of Georgia, the Judges of the Juvenile, Magistrate, Municipal, Probate, State, and Superior Courts of the Western Judi...

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Second Standing Order (PDF) Coronavirus COVID-19 Updates
Posted on: August 13, 2020

Update on Courts & Courthouse Operations (Updated August 13)

Coronavirus COVID-19 Update - Courts

On August 11, 2020 Chief Justice Harold D. Melton of the Georgia Supreme Court extended a statewide judicial emergency through September 10, 2020. The courts in Athens-Clarke County and the Western Judicial Circuit will continue to scale back court-relate...

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Coronavirus COVID-19 Updates Coronavirus COVID-19 Updates
Posted on: August 5, 2020

Governor's Order - July 31 - Empowering a Healthy Georgia (Aug. 1-15)

Newsflash - Georgia State Flag

The 41-page July 31 Executive Order from Governor Kemp (07.31.20.02) continues to require social distancing, bans gatherings of more than 50 people unless there is six feet between each person, outlines mandatory criteria for businesses, and requires shel...

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PDF of Governor's Order of July 31 Coronavirus COVID-19 Updates